SECTION 258 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sale of counterfeit Government stamp

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty


Description of IPC Section 258

According to section 258 of Indian penal code, Whoever sells, or offers for sale, any stamp which he knows or has reason to believe to be a counterfeit of any stamp issued by Government for the purpose of revenue, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Offence : Sale of counterfeit Government stamp

Punishment : 7 Years + Fine

Cognizance : Cognizable

Bail : Non-Bailable

Triable : Magistrate First Class

FAQ's on IPC Section 258

What offence is defined under IPC 258?

IPC 258 Offence: Sale of counterfeit Government stamp.

What is the punishment for IPC 258 Case?

The punishment for IPC 258 is 7 Years + Fine.

Is IPC 258 cognizable offence or non-cognizable offence?

IPC 258 is a Cognizable.

How to file/defend your case for IPC 258 offence?

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Is IPC 258 bailable or non-bailable offence?

IPC 258 is a Non-Bailable offence.

In what court can IPC 258 be tried?

IPC 258 is tried in the court of Magistrate First Class.

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